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Dry Hair Remedies That Work

By Suzan K Bishop

Who wouldn’t notice lovely shiny hair? They say that glistening sheen is a woman’s crowning glory you know. But what if yours lacks the luster and hydration that produces healthy tresses? Are you stuck or can you fight back. Well, dry hair can restored to it’s previous luster while you control frizz and dullness.

It helps to understand that the vibrant sheen so many envy is due to healthy hair with closed hair cuticles. So what causes damaged hair with its dull lackluster finish and abundant split ends you ask? Again if you look closer at hair that’s just there you’ll likely see uplifted or ruffled cuticles.

Sadly there are many common causes of unhealthy hair. Over-enthusiastic brushing, hair straightening and excessive exposure to UV rays would be three that come to mind. Sound familiar?

So here is what you need to do in order to get the moisture back in your hair. So you too have silky and manageable locks.

Apply sunscreen liberally since your hair is prone to damage whenever you’re hanging out outside.

When shampoo shopping avoid those which are alcohol and alkaline-based so as not to set yourself up for even more breakage and dryness.

Once a week make it a habit to deep condition to maintain moisture. A towel warmed up by a blow drier could make a big difference when you do this, since it will help the much needed hydration go deep into your strands.

To get a silken hair here is a home remedy. Mix six ounces of sesame oil with 6 drops each of lavender, sandalwood and bay essential extracts and apply this mix to your mane. Again wrap with a towel if need be and then after 15 minutes wash out with a gentle shampoo.

Some protection can be gained from heat protectant products. Also, make sure to watch out for too much heat when using styling tools like curling irons. Don’t let it dally too long on one section of your hair or you will face the consequences caused by these damaging tools.

Avoid tight clips and scrunches that only make your cuticles even more prone to getting scratched. You wouldn’t want too much friction, so avoid fine combs and use wide-toothed ones instead.

When you go for a swim wash your hair afterwards with a clarifying shampoo to get out any salt or chemicals.

With these tips you can start to overcome the damage done to your hair. Applied over time ideas like these will allow to you will enjoy healthy, silky, vibrant tresses every day of your life.

Author Suzan K Bishop confesses to being a bit of a hair fashionista. Which is why she loves to write about topics like fine hair hairstyles, layered medium length hairstyles, how to solve curly hair to long pixie haircuts. Whether you’re trying to tame the frizz, amp up the volume or hide the gray the answers await at

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Bishop, Suzan K. "Dry Hair Remedies That Work." Dry Hair Remedies That Work. 25 Jun. 2010. 6 Feb 2016 <>.

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